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Kazuri Beads Factory

Mbagathi Ridge, Karen, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 20 2328905
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“single mothers” (54 reviews)
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Mbagathi Ridge, Karen, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 20 2328905
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Reviewed October 11, 2012

Beads so well crafted with unique styles and beauty.If you want that necklace that you know very well you can never find it elsehwere in this world, then Kazuri Beads Factory is the place to go.My wife can never get enough of Kazuri.They also make...More

1  Thank Nelson G
Reviewed October 11, 2012

Beautiful beads made into jewelry of all kinds. See their ads in magazines, but buy direct after seeing how the women make the beads. Interesting place.

1  Thank SoAmertransplant
Reviewed October 10, 2012

The factory tour is really good and informative but doesn't run on a sunday. Massive variety of jewellery in the shop.

Thank Anna C
Reviewed October 9, 2012

We toured the factory and the story of the process was given by a young girl, who could answer any question you asked. The clay for the beads is now sourced from Mount Kenya whereas before is was imported from Britain, so it was good...More

Thank Jane S
Reviewed October 2, 2012

Good place for a free tour to see how one organization is helping the women of Nairobi with employment

Thank Bobsadt
Reviewed September 30, 2012

It was fascinating to watch the workers in their colorful outfits make this lovely jewelry, which make great gifrs

Thank Bev046
Reviewed September 29, 2012

We went to the Kazuri Beads Factory as part of a scheduled activity set up by our tour operator. Both my wife and I like crafts and shows about how things are made but, we weren't expecting all that much from this visit. Seriously, its...More

1  Thank GJK11
Reviewed September 28, 2012

This project for single mothers/single women is truly inspiring. All the beads are hand made from clay that is treated on site - then they are fired, hand painted and sold loose or threaded. And the beads are beautiful. The hardest part about visiting Kazuri...More

Thank Wendy L
Reviewed September 27, 2012

We arrived at a time when the factory was closed. It was in the middle of the day. The beads are very nice, not super cheap. A good stop but make sure of your times if you wish to see the factory.

Thank Ourlabradoodles
Reviewed September 27, 2012

Kazuri stores can be found all over in Nairobi and they even have a big factory at Karen which I visited recently. They have so many colors and styles hard to choose from. Even though the prices are the same I recommend you the factory...More

Thank Zeynep V
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Shawn W
June 27, 2017|
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Response from DrLAC | Reviewed this property |
Nothing... they are paid to make you visit. You most likely will end up buying some beads... this is some sort of payment!
May 15, 2017|
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Response from Chrisorhan | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's normally open from Monday to Friday.
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March 17, 2017|
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Response from Catherine A | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can buy loose beads at the shop/factory. Huge selection!